About Capri Hospital Charitable Trust
Professional Care in a Family like Environment.
For 14 years we have been providing comprehensive treatment for a range of substance use, gambling, dual diagnosis and mental health disorders.
Both Substance Use and Mental Health streams consist of 3 to 4 weeks of residential medical and psychological care, intensive outpatient services and extended care options.
We offer professional care in a family-like environment. We have psychiatrists, specialist doctors, 24 hour nursing, specialty counsellors, social workers and recovery coaches.
Professor Brian McAvoy - Medical Specialist
Professor Brian McAvoy FAChAM, FRCP, FRNZCGP. Professor Brian McAvoy FAChAM, FRCP, FRNZCGP. Brian graduated from Glasgow University and has postgraduate qualifications in Addiction Medicine and General Practice. He was Foundation Professor of General Practice in Auckland Medical School and has extensive Clinical, Teaching and Research experience in New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom. He has been an advisor to the World Health Organization and is a member of The International Society of Addiction Medicine (ISAM).
Dr Siale Foliaki, Mental Health Clinical Director and Psychiatrist
Dr Siale Foliaki (MBChB FRANZCP) is a graduate of the Otago University School of Medicine. He has twenty years of experience in Mental Health and Addiction medicine. He has a long association with Capri Trust over many years and is committed to evidenced based practice consistent with international best practice guidelines for the treatment of people who experience mental illness and addictive disorders. Dr Foliaki is a Fellow of the International Society of Addiction Medicine (ISA) He is able to provide assessments for all clients that come through Capri Hospital and is available for outpatient consultation in the following speciality areas.
Dr Deborah Waxman - Medical Director
A fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners, with a special interest in Addiction Medicine. Qualified in 1992 with an Honours degree in Medical Sciences and then in 1994 with my degrees in Medicine and Surgery in Nottingham, England and awarded the "Fisons Special Prize" for the highest marks achieved in her year in Ophthalmology, Dermatology and ENT exams as a medical student. Always with the desire of moving overseas to Australasia, she immigrated to New Zealand in 1996 to work as a House Surgeon and obtained registration with both UK and NZ Medical Councils. Deborah has worked in the Bay of Plenty as a general practitioner until 2009 she moved to Auckland. Deborah's experience includes services to Police as a Police Medical Officer, prison doctor, a sexual assault examiner for Doctors for Sexual Abuse Care (DSAC), and many appearances as an expert witness for Prosecution as well as Defence Counsel. She has also performed on call services to psychiatry involved in acute psychiatric patient assessment and where necessary application of the Mental Health Act in compulsory admission/treatment orders.